Airports of Thailand finally confirmed the widespread industry assumption that the opening of the new Bangkok airport, Suvarnabhumi, has been postponed by six months and now is scheduled for March 2006. Over the weekend, AOT Chairman Srisook Chandrangsu told Thai media that the postponement was not caused by construction problems but instead would give the company more time to test the facility. Thai media are viewing the delay as a blow to Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who ...

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